Thurgoona Public School

Learning for life, in an inclusive, engaging and supportive environment

Telephone02 6043 1244

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

Relieving Principal - Jessica Brooker

Relieving Deputy Principal - Kerryn Nolan


  • Stringybark - Ronan Smith
  • Lilly Pilly - Hayley Larobina
  • Mallee - Carly Margosis (ES 1 Assistant Principal)
  • Tea Tree - Rachel Taylor

MC Pandorea - Kristy Parker

Year 1:

  • Willow - Caityln Wardius
  • Gum Tree - Kara Gratton
  • Maireana - Alice Morrison/Sarah Ireland
  • Murraya - Amber Marcus (Stage 1 Assistant Principal)

Year 2:

  • Macadamia - Taylah Macartney
  • Myrtle - Paige Mott
  • Rosewood - Morgan Riley 
  • White Gum - Cameron White

Year 3:

  • Mudgee - Melissa McQuade
  • Lacebark - Jessica Dubenko

Year 3/4:

  • Paperbark - Jacqeline Packer
  • Steelwood - Stephanie Stow

Year 4:

  • Melaleuca - Jed Morrison 
  • Banksia - Emmily Butcher

Year 5/6:

  • Caladenia - Belinda Calabria
  • Waratah - Katey Webb
  • Acacia - Luke Adams
  • Violet - Alice Vallentin
  • Scribbly Gum - Timothy Shoard
  • Murrogun - Blake Maxworthy (Stage 3 Assistant Principal)


Assistant Principal Curriculum - Kristen Hiebl

Assistant Principal Curriculum - Ruth Amery

Assistant Principal Learning Support - Gabrielle Taylor

Assistant Principal Stage 2: Julie Clancy

School Administration Manager - Karin Mackay

School Administration Manager - Tania Wettern

School Administrative Officers - Janine Owen, Simone Feuerherdt, Melinda Andrews, Cassandra Gardiner, Lillian Slattery

Release from Face-to-Face - Andrew Baily, Jo Barber, Suzette Rudebeck, Sarah Ireland, Ashleigh Landgren, Sima Golshan and Maryanne Peachey

Library: Maryanne Peachey

Casual Relief - Tony Hill, Ashleigh Landgren, Sima Golshan

Learning & Support - Gabrielle Taylor, Kerry O'Reilly

SLSO's - Paula Bosse,Meg Duffy, Samara Gilcrist, Denise James, Jack Lawrence, Leonie Nicholls,Sharon Quirk, Sarah Schornig, Jack Reynolds, Sue Sklenar, Hope Slater

School Counsellor - Joanna Gurung

Team Support, IT - Ann-Maree Talan

General Assistants - Fred Juric and John Comtesse

Canteen: Catherine Burke